Golden State Warriors Primary Logo
The Warriors’ new primary logo salutes the team’s Bay Area past and links to the exciting prospects of the organization’s future. The depiction of the Bay Bridge in the primary logo serves as the link between the Warriors’ original Bay Area home in San Francisco, where the team arrived from Philadelphia 48 years ago, and its current home in Oakland.
2011 - Present
A silhouette of the yet to be completed Eastern Span of the Bay Bridge is the focal point of the design and a direct spin-off of “The City” logo, one of the most popular emblems in the history of Warriors. Depth was added to the circular band portion of the logo taken directly from the original model to provide a modern customization of the graphic design. The simple, yet sleek, design of the Warriors new logo is the result of an 18-month creative and marketing collaboration between the Warriors, the National Basketball Association and adidas.
1998 - 2010
The Warriors redesigned their logo with a masked blue guy and he is holding a lightning bolt which is attached to the “W” in the word “WARRIORS”, and there is a basketball in the background, with a bunch of borders, gradients, and highlights.
1989 - 1997
Continuing with a darker yellow basketball and the state of California with a star indicating the Bay Area in blue. The font to the wordmark “GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS” are in a different and thicker font and in blue.
1976 - 1988
In 1976 the Warriors changed the yellow backdrop to be yellow basketball with the outline of California and the star on the Bay Area. Wordmark “GOLDEN STATE” in blue on top and “WARRIORS” in blue on the bottom.
1973 - 1975
In 1973 the logo reversed the wordmarks positions, putting “WARRIORS” on top and adding “BASKETBALL” on the bottom.
The next logo for the Warriors is an outline of the state of California with a blue star on the Bay Area and #14 on a yellow circle with wordmark “GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS” in blue.
2015 - Present
A white letter “W” with a blue and yellow outline with a blue circle background. The letter “W” stands for the team nickname Warriors.
2010 - Present
The initials “SF” in gold with a blue outline on a blue with white seams basketball with gold outline. The letters “SF” stand for the city of San Francisco.
1998 - 2006
A light blue, orange and dark blue warrior’s head on an orange triangle with a dark blue outline.
San Francisco Warriors
1970 - 1971
The 1970 logo is a silhouette of the Golden Gate Bridge on a yellow background circle with a wordmark “The City” in blue above the yellow circle. “The City” refers to the city of San Francisco.
1963 - 1969
The first San Francisco logo is a blue and white Indian headdress in a yellow circle with the wordmark “SAN FRANCISCO WARRIORS” in blue. The “I” in warriors is an arrow.
1952 - 1962
A new design of the native American dribbling a basketball with blue wordmark “PHILADELPHIA” in blue on a banner off the “W” and a scripted wordmark “Warriors” in blue.
1947 - 1951
The original Warriors logo is an native American dribbling a yellow basketball with one yellow feather. A wordmark scripted “Warriors” in yellow.